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Returning after Lockdown

We are so looking forward to welcoming you back! Assuming the goalposts don’t move, we can restart activities, following Government guidelines, as follows: Walking Football: Tuesday 30 March at Shipley, 9:30 meet for 10am start. Pétanque: Tuesday 30 March at Shipley. 10am & 1pm sessions. Book with Russell. Men’s Shed: Full re-opening 18 May at […]

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Hills Farm Lane move to Roffey FC

In 2020 Hills Farm Lane Veteran’s is proud to join Roffey Football Club, bringing age, wisdom, experience and ability to the club!!   If you are interested to join the veterans league or friendly squad, use our contact form and we will pass you on, or go to Roffey FC Website here . Roffey Hills Farm is a veteran’s […]

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Tribute to Kevin Taylor

We are so sad to announce the sudden passing of Kevin Taylor, known to many as “Costa Kev”. Kev was one of the longest-standing members of Hills Farm Lane, joining up in the very early days, around 2007. He was always there for the team, a positive and reliable member of the club, joining in […]

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Match Report – Steyning FC v HFLFC

Steyning FC v HFL.  Friendly League Team . 11 June 2019.  Kick off – 7:30pm, Location – Steyning Result Steyning FC 4:4 HFL So with a new season approaching it’s time to get fit and start these friendlies. First up was an away game against Steyning FC who beat us in the cup 2 – 0 last November. I’m […]

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Charity Football Match Great Day!

Who cares that it rained??!!  We had such a good day. Somehow the atmosphere, which was warm, happy and sunny, defied the weather !  Oh, and a bit competitive too… starting with the walking football which brought out about 12 of our regular walking footballers, plus a few younger players and some of the vets […]

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Wellbeing Talk and free Health MOT

Andrew Holbrook of Horsham District Council delivered an excellent summary of the key issues relating to Men’s Wellbeing, at last week’s walking football session. He was able to demonstrate the need to be alert to the benefits of a decent balanced diet including lots of good nutrition, sensible alcohol consumption and keeping as active as […]

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HDC Chairman Pays A Visit

On May 9th, we were delighted to welcome Peter Burgess to the site to see what was going on.  It is fair to say that he was really surprised and impressed!  He watched the “walking” football on the top pitch for a while, and was extremely pleased with the energy levels he saw – he […]

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Charity Match – Come and Support Us

On SUNDAY 19th MAY we will hold the Annual Charity Football Match!  40 of our veterans, plus some of our Walking Footballers will battle it out for the Vernon Evershed Trophy.  We will also have  Walking Football match, plus  the usual BBQ, drinks, cakes, and games – raffle, bottle tombola and a few other games […]

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HLF vets football Jersey Tour 2019

Successful Jersey Tour for Vets

A combined squad of 30 Hills Farm Lane vets descended on Jersey last weekend! 13 played a friendly Golf Tournament on the Friday, with our Chairman (helped by a generous handicap), winning the individual prize and longest drive.  The team prize was won by Sean and Reg, and the Nearest the Pin was won by […]

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Christmas Lunch 2018

Fantastic Christmas lunch on Tuesday 18th December at The Holbrook Club! 35 of us were able to get together, from the petanque, Men’s Shed and Walking football divisions.  The food was great – tasty and loads of it, and everyone seemed to have a lovely time.  Karen won the raffle hamper while Leki won the […]

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